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Andalou Naturals Exotic Marula Oil Silky Smooth Taming Creme

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Exotic Marula Oil Silky Smooth Taming Creme product label collected on February 11, 2019 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Andalou Naturals Exotic Marula Oil Silky Smooth Taming Creme is 3.

Data last updated: February 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA LEAF OIL* (PEPPERMINT)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

Limited

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER*† (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
SCLEROCARYA BIRREA OIL
Appeared as: SCLEROCARYA BIRREA KERNEL OIL* (MARULA)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO SEED BUTTER* (COCOA)

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL* (ARGAN)

None
MALUS DOMESTICA FRUIT CELL CULTURE
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS (MALUS DOMESTICA; SOLAR VITIS)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL* (JOJOBA)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT MILK
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA MILK*† (COCONUT)

Limited

Fair
CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM
Appeared as: CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA GUM (GUAR)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPALATHUS LINEARIS EXTRACT*† (ROOIBOS)

Limited
WHITE TEA
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT*† (WHITE TEA)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA ISOLATES

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Purified Water (Aqua), Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Hydrogenated Methyl Abietate, Vegetable Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*†, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Kernel Oil*, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter*, Hydrolyzed Barley Protein, Panthenol, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil*, Fruit Stem Cells (Malus Domestica, Solar Vitis), BioActive Berry Complex*, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Milk*†, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil*, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum, Tocopherol, Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Extract*†, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract*†, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Vanilla Isolates, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Oil*

Directions from packaging:

To Use Apply evenly to damp hair and let dry to define natural waves and curls or blow dry for a smooth finish with a touch of hold. Benefits Defiant, Curly, and Coarse Hair. Gentle and Color Safe.

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